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Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300

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DHAKA/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas. A flood-affected woman wades through flooded area in Jamalpur, Bangladesh July Read More

UK to send 250 troops to Mali for dangerous peacekeeping mission

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By Alistair Bunkall, defence and security correspondent, in Mali The UK is to send 250 troops to Mali in the biggest peace-keeping deployment since Bosnia and potentially the most dangerous mission for British forces since Afghanistan. The soldiers will form a long-range reconnaissance task group, specifically chosen for their ability to operate in small teams Read More

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact

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LONDON (Reuters) – European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk. With the extreme weather and natural disasters associated with climate change intensifying around the world, some asset managers are Read More

Hong Kong police use tear gas, rubber bullets as protesters target Chinese govt office

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Tens of thousands of people have once again taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest against an unpopular extradition bill. A Chinese government office has been targeted in the rallies that ended in clashes with police. About 400,000 people turned out for yet another protest in Hong Kong, according to the organizers’ estimate, while Read More

Police tell criminals to take the weekend off as stifling heat grips US

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter Police in the US have told criminals to take the weekend off as a sweltering heatwave causes disruption across the East Coast. In a tongue-in-cheek plea on their Facebook page, officers in Boston wrote: “Due to the extreme heat, we are asking anyone thinking of doing criminal activity to hold Read More

Cummins makes offer for VW’s large engines unit: sources

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – United States-based diesel (gasoil) engines maker Cummins (CMI.N) has made an indicative offer for Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) MAN Energy Solutions unit, people close to the matter said, as the carmaker seeks to slim down its portfolio of disparate assets. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Volkswagen is seen in front of its plant, in Read More

Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes

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DHAKA (Reuters) – Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing their homes overnight to 400,000 in one of the worst floods in recent years, officials said on Friday. People use a makeshift raft to move on a flooded area in Gaibandha, Read More

Expiring U.S. solar subsidy spurs rush for panels

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – America’s biggest solar power developers are stockpiling panels to lock in a 30% federal tax credit set to start phasing out next year, a strategy that could backfire if projects do not materialize or panel prices slide substantially. FILE PHOTO: An array of solar panels is seen in the desert near Read More

Ebola forcing Congolese to change the way they bury the dead

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By John Sparks, Africa correspondent In Beni, they have changed the way they bury the dead. There is little ceremony now and there are no public prayers. Instead, traditional rituals have been replaced by an elaborate process designed to halt the spread of infection. This morning, at the city morgue, there was a little coffin Read More

Petroteq Announces Effectiveness of Form 10 Registration Statement

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Sherman Oaks, CA, July 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE —Petroteq Energy Inc.(“Petroteq” or the “Company”) (TSXV:PQE;OTC:PQEFF;FSE: PQCF), a fully integrated oil and gas company,announced today that its Form 10 Registration Statement as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission(the “SEC”) became effective on July 12, 2019.  Following the effective date, the Company will be Read More